Lexus Defines Sporty Luxury With New Special Editions

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2012_LS_460_Sport_Special_E.jpgAre sporty and luxury mutually exclusive adjectives when it comes to describing cars? As a Lexus Enthusiast, you know they’re not. And the latest slew of Special Edition models is further proof of such refinement. Skip past the jump to check out three sexy new Special Editions that define sporty luxury.

As Lexus continues to broaden its appeal, they will offer more and more
exclusive exterior and interior features for an even sportier look and
feel. The first offerings are the 2012 LS 460 Sport Special Edition, the 2012 ES 350 Touring Edition and the 2012 CT 200h F Sport Special Edition.

“The Special Edition models will offer our customers choices to
fit their luxury and sporty needs,” said Mark Templin, Lexus Division
group vice president and general manager. “With the unique and exclusive
package offerings, the Special Edition models further demonstrate
Lexus’ commitment to our customers.”

LS 460 Sport Special Edition

2012_LS_460_Sport_Special_2.jpgHaving only been around since the 2010 model year, the LS 460 is still
shiny and new, but the new Sport Package, the first of its kind for the
LS, makes its appearance even more fresh.  Available only for the 2012
LS 460 Rear-Wheel Drive (RWD) model, the 2012 LS 460 Sport Special
Edition will include a jaw-dropping Obsidian exterior and all existing Sport package
performance and appearance elements, as well as a distinctive interior
package. The Sport Package distinguishes itself by including the
following features:

-Two-tone black and topaz beige interior with contrast stitching on black leather trim
-Lexus HDD Navigation System

Sport and Comfort Packages
-19-inch, split 10-spoke forged alloy wheels with summer tires
-Brembo brakes
-Sport-tuned air suspension with Variable Gear Ratio Steering (VGRS)
-Sport exterior trim and grille
-Sport front seats with climate control
-Leather-trimmed heated steering wheel with paddle shifters
-Headlamp washer
-Intuitive Parking Assist
-Matte Dark Brown Ash Burl wood trim
-One-touch open/close power trunk
-Power door closers
-Heated rear seat
-Rear power sunshade

ES 350 Touring Edition

2012_ES_350_Touring_Edition.jpg2012_ES_350_Touring-int.jpgThe 2012 ES 350 Touring Edition is available in both Stargazer Black and
Starfire Pearl, with either option providing intergalactic good looks. The Touring Edition sparkles above the competition by
including the following:

-17-inch 10-spoke wheels in Liquid Graphite finish with full-size spare wheel and tire
-Wood and leather-trimmed steering wheel and shift knob
-Heated and ventilated front seats
-Lexus HDD Navigation System
-Saddle Tan leather-trimmed seats, center console lid and door armrest
-Brown Walnut wood trim

CT 200h F Sport Special Edition

2012_CT_200h_F_Sport.jpgThe already sporty CT 200h hybrid premium compact model gets even sportier with
the addition of a 2012 CT 200h F Sport Special Edition. Available for
only the Premium model, the F Sport Special Edition is
offered in three colors, Nebula Gray Pearl, Starfire Pearl and Tungsten
Pearl. The F Sport Special Edition includes the following features:

-F Sport 17-inch alloy wheels with Liquid Silver finish
-F Sport suspension with anti-sway bar and springs
-Ocean Blue NuLuxe trimmed seats
-Black F Sport floor mats with blue contrast stitching
-TUMI tote and backpack both with F Sport embossed logo and Ocean Blue NuLuxe zippers and lining

 F Sport Package
-Unique front mesh grille
-Larger rear spoiler
-F Sport exterior badge
-Metal front scuff plates
-Aluminum sport pedals
-Metallic trim added to dash panel
-Perforated leather-trimmed steering wheel with F Sport logo
-Leather-trimmed shift knob
-Black headliner
-Navigation Package
-Premium Audio Package

Lexus also announced Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices (MSRP) of
$77,000 for the 2012 LS 460 Sport Special Edition, $40,475 for the 2012
ES 350 Touring Edition and $37,995 for the 2012 CT 200h F Sport Special
Edition. The CT 200h Special Edition will arrive at dealerships next
month and the LS and ES Special Editions will arrive in November. The
MSRPs do not include a delivery, processing and handling fee of $875.
Production of the Special Edition models will be limited to 250 units of
the LS Sport Special Edition, 2,000 units of the ES 350 Touring Edition
and 900 units of the CT 200h F Sport Special Edition, so get ’em while
they’re hot!

Which one do you want most? Sound off in the forums!


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